About the Collection
Launched in 2012, Anne Sylvain creates thoroughly refined limited edition and bespoke handbags and accessories the old fashioned way : by hand, one by one.
We start with the world's most valuable and artistically finished leathers. As most of our leathers are one-of-a-kind, all handbag patterns are carefully laid out and arranged on the leather. This ensures that the unique beauty of every leather piece is highlighted in the corresponding handbag.
Each item in the collection is then built piece by piece with the utmost attention to quality and detail, inside and out : all edges are smoothly turned and stitched, patterns meeting on seams are carefully matched, and interiors are fully lined in supple American lamb leather and trimmed in the handbag's exterior leather.
Anne Sylvain is exquisitely crafted in the USA.
The Anne Sylvain Collection is available at the Seattle Showroom, exclusive, pop-ups and trunk events throughout the United States and select boutiques. For information about upcoming events or to visit the Seattle Showroom: email@example.com
WHO IS ANNE SYLVAIN?
Anne Sylvain is named to honor founder Patricia Raskin's inspiring grandparents. Patricia's grandmother Anne Raskin exhibited her paintings, prints and sculpture at galleries and museums throughout the U.S. Her grandfather Silvan Galpern was a Manhattan lawyer and entrepreneur.
Patricia's family includes many artists whose work and performances have exhibited in museums and galleries around the world.
From an early age, Patricia was encouraged by her grandmother Anne to see design and style in the world and to experience the joy of creating beautiful things. Patricia's grandfather Silvan was scrupulous about quality and instilled in Patricia at a young age a love for fine craftsmanship.
Patricia's route to becoming a handbag designer might be considered unusual. While continuing her art in the evenings, Patricia earned a college degree in Chinese. After working for 2 years in Taipei, Taiwan, she followed her grandfather Silvan's footsteps to law school. Patricia worked as a corporate lawyer with some of the United States' best known firms and companies for over 15 years before she decided to give full play to her creative passions.